Sodium salicylate is used as an analgesic and antipyretic. It also acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Further, it is used as a phosphor for the detection of vacuum ultraviolet radiation and electrons. It serves as a neurofibromatosis kappa B inhibitor and reducer of oxidative stress. It finds applications as a drug with the function of being antifebrile and anti-rheumatic.
Soluble in water, 1,4-dioxane, ethanol and glycerol.
Light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acidsmineral acids, metallic salts and iodine.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : VO5075000
TSCA : TSCA